20 things you may not have known about Tom Brady

2. He was famously taken with the 199th overall pick in the 2000 NFL Draft

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That’s right. 198 players were selected in that year’s draft class — including six other quarterbacks — before the New England Patriots took Brady in the 6th round. It’s safe to say it was the sleeper pick of the century.

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3. He has more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history

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ew England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy after beating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium.
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Super Bowl LIII marked Tom Brady’s ninth career Super Bowl appearance, three more than any other player in NFL history. With the Patriots’ win, Brady broke his tie with pass rusher Charles Haley to win his NFL record sixth Super Bowl ring.

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